Two exciting events take place in the northernmost town in the world this week. Keðja, a seminar and a Nordic/Baltic collaboration of professional meetings for dancers, choreographers, producers and booking agents. And DanseFestival Barents, offering an exciting programme of dance performances. JSK is ready to join it all!
In June we opened a version of A DANCE TRIBUTE TO PING PONG with Czech company 420PEOPLE at the festival TANECVALMEZ in Czech Republic. Now it is finally time for this show to premiere in Prague, and on October 30th and November 30th 420PEOPLE will perform at Jatka 78!
This weekend our long-lived success A DANCE TRIBUTE TO THE ART OF FOOTBALL will perform at Alexanterin Teatteri in Helsinki, as guests of acclaimed Tero Saarinen Company. We are happy to be invited, and ready to rock Helsinki on Friday and Saturday.
Jo Strømgren Kompani is this week present at the PAMS; Performing Arts Marked Seoul. Meet us at booth 43 – where you will get to know some of our colleguages from Scandinavia. Looking forward to catch up with excisting partners and explore exciting new possibilities in Asia and around!
We are so very proud to announce that Jo Strømgren has been awarded the 2015 Telenor Culture Prize “Boundless Communication”. The prize is awarded to artists or institutions for outstanding cultural performances in Scandinavia or internationally.
Jo Strømgren has made 30 productions for Jo Strømgren Kompani since the founding of the company in 1998. Adding 70 productions as a freelance choreographer, director and playwright, he has now reached the impressive number of 100 productions. Production number 100, THE CONFIRMATION premieres in his native town Trondheim this friday!
After a successful run of A DOLL’S HOUSE at FringeArts, we are now ready to show the audience in Philadelphia two of our other success productions: THE BORDER and THERE. Wednesday to Saturday this week we will show both shows each night at the FringeArts theatre.
In collaboration with the FRINGEARTS festival in Philadelphia we will premiere the JSK version JSK version of Ibsens iconic play this Friday. With an all-american cast of brilliant actors, a scenography that can twist and turn into almost everything, and a sexy tango soundtrack, we are really exited to share the JSK take on Noras existential journey.
Our acclaimed family performance The Kitchen can be seen this week at The Norwegian Opera and Ballet. Bring your kids, grandkids, grandparents and friends and join the Strømgren universe for an hour of upside down fun. Schedule and tickets
From 17th to 25th August THE BORDER will be visiting Nuuk and Sisimiut on Greenland with performances and inspiring workshops. This is the final lap of our North Atlantic tour, which has also included the Faroe Islands, Copenhagen and Iceland.